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Climbing Gunung Prau

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The highest peak in the immediate area of the Dieng Plateau, Gunung Prau is a relatively easy and straightforward climb which can be completed in just a few hours—and weather permitting, the views are apparently fabulous.

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According to GunungBagging’s detailed write-up on climbing Gunung Prau there are at least eight access trails to the peak, so we went with the most central trail, the one which starts near Losmen Bu Djono, reached the peak and then, rather than back tracking, continued on, returning via a different trail to the village of Patakbanteng, from where we then jumped on a bus for the return trip to Dieng village. From start to finish the walk took around ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 600 words.)

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